The Resource The makings of Indonesian Islam : orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past, Michael Laffan, (electronic resource)

The makings of Indonesian Islam : orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past, Michael Laffan, (electronic resource)

Label
The makings of Indonesian Islam : orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past
Title
The makings of Indonesian Islam
Title remainder
orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past
Statement of responsibility
Michael Laffan
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Language
eng
Summary
"Indonesian Islam is often portrayed as being intrinsically moderate by virtue of the role that mystical Sufism played in shaping its traditions. According to Western observers -- from Dutch colonial administrators and orientalist scholars to modern anthropologists such as the late Clifford Geertz -- Indonesia's peaceful interpretation of Islam has been perpetually under threat from outside by more violent, intolerant Islamic traditions that were originally imposed by conquering Arab armies. 'The Makings of Indonesian Islam' challenges this widely accepted narrative, offering a more balanced assessment of the intellectual and cultural history of the most populous Muslim nation on Earth. Michael Laffan traces how the popular image of Indonesian Islam was shaped by encounters between colonial Dutch scholars and reformist Islamic thinkers. He shows how Dutch religious preoccupations sometimes echoed Muslim concerns about the relationship between faith and the state, and how Dutch-Islamic discourse throughout the long centuries of European colonialism helped give rise to Indonesia's distinctive national and religious culture. 'The Makings of Indonesian Islam' presents Islamic and colonial history as an integrated whole, revealing the ways our understanding of Indonesian Islam, both past and present, came to be"--Provided by publisher
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E7B
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1969-
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Laffan, Michael Francis
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
BP188.8.I5
LC item number
L34 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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JSTOR
Series statement
Princeton studies in Muslim politics
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  • Sufism
  • Islam
  • Muslims
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Islam
  • Muslims
  • Sufism
  • Indonesia
  • Soefisme
  • Culturele invloeden
  • Koloniale periode
  • Indonesië
  • Nederland
Label
The makings of Indonesian Islam : orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past, Michael Laffan, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes glossary
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Inspiration, rememoration, reform. 1. Remembering islamization, 1300-1750 --- 2. Embracing a new curriculum, 1750-1830 --- 3. Reform and the widening Muslim sphere, 1830-1890 ---- Part II. Power in quest of knowledge. 4. Four foundational visions of Indies Islam, 1600-1800 --- 5. New regimes of knowledge, 1800-1865 --- 6. Seeking the counterweight church, 1837-1889 ---- Part III. Orientalism engaged. 7. Distant musings on a crucial colony, 1882-1888 --- 8. Collaborative encounters, 1889-1892 --- 9. Shadow muftis, Christian modern, 1892-1906 ---- Part IV. Sufi pasts, modern futures. 10. From Sufism to Salafism, 1905-1911 --- 11. Advisors to Indonesie, 1906-1919 --- 12. Hardenings and partings, 1919-1942 ---- Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283152549
Lccn
2010053108
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttx2qp
System control number
  • (OCoLC)742516940
  • (OCoLC)ocn742516940
Label
The makings of Indonesian Islam : orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past, Michael Laffan, (electronic resource)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes glossary
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Inspiration, rememoration, reform. 1. Remembering islamization, 1300-1750 --- 2. Embracing a new curriculum, 1750-1830 --- 3. Reform and the widening Muslim sphere, 1830-1890 ---- Part II. Power in quest of knowledge. 4. Four foundational visions of Indies Islam, 1600-1800 --- 5. New regimes of knowledge, 1800-1865 --- 6. Seeking the counterweight church, 1837-1889 ---- Part III. Orientalism engaged. 7. Distant musings on a crucial colony, 1882-1888 --- 8. Collaborative encounters, 1889-1892 --- 9. Shadow muftis, Christian modern, 1892-1906 ---- Part IV. Sufi pasts, modern futures. 10. From Sufism to Salafism, 1905-1911 --- 11. Advisors to Indonesie, 1906-1919 --- 12. Hardenings and partings, 1919-1942 ---- Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283152549
Lccn
2010053108
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttx2qp
System control number
  • (OCoLC)742516940
  • (OCoLC)ocn742516940

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